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Costa Rica polls: 'People hate us, we might move to Spain'

Friday, March 30th 2018, 23:43
related countries: Spain Spain

A Costa Rican couple talks about their fears ahead of polls dominated by the issue of same-sex marriage .
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Drunk driver kills athlete during Costa Rica half-marathon

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 13:04
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Pacheco

David Yáñez Pacheco was trying to make a living as an athlete in Costa Rica after leaving Venezuela.
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Storm Nate: At least 22 dead in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras

Friday, October 6th 2017, 17:23
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua, United States United States

Thousands of homes are damaged as the tropical storm heads for Mexico and the US.
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Cat killer jailed for 16 years in San Jose, California

Saturday, July 15th 2017, 15:26
related places: San Jose

The name of each pet is read out in court as Robert Farmer, 26, is sentenced in California.
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Ariana Grande concert 'threatened' by man in Costa Rica

Tuesday, July 11th 2017, 10:08

A 22-year-old is arrested after threats are made about a possible attack during the gig.
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Costa Rica's President Luis Guillermo Solís swallows wasp.

Tuesday, June 20th 2017, 13:29

Costa Rica's President, Luis Guillermo Solís inadvertently swallowed a wasp when giving a press conference.
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Families rescued from California floods

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 10:05
related places: San Jose

A burst creek submerged a San Jose neighbourhood in water.
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San Jose flooding: Dozens rescued by boat

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 1:36
related places: San Jose

A neighbourhood in the Californian town of San Jose is submerged after a creek overflowed.
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Tropical storm Otto kills nine in Costa Rica

Friday, November 25th 2016, 22:49

At least nine people have been killed by tropical storm Otto in Costa Rica, officials say.
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Hurricane Otto threatens Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 23:17
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

A Caribbean storm has turned into a hurricane and threatens Costa Rica and Nicaragua, forecasters say.
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Volcano ash covers Costa Rica towns

Saturday, May 21st 2016, 1:02

A volcano erupts in central Costa Rica, belching smoke and ash up to 3,000m (9,840ft) into the air and choking nearby communities.
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